Subject: Re: libpthread busted?
To: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <email@example.com>
Date: 03/05/2003 00:02:10
On Tue, Mar 04, 2003 at 10:46:43PM -0500, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> "Nathan J. Williams" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 1) The SDL library, among its other features, presents applications
> with a "portable" wrapper around a few simple thread operations
> (create/join, mutex lock/unlock, condvar wait/signal). On NetBSD
> it is using libpthread as the backend for these operations. This
> means that SDL-using applications need to have libpthread linked
> in, explicitly or implicitly. The SDL shared library object does
> not have a recorded dependance on libpthread.so, so applications
> need to be explicit.
This seems like a very obvious bug.